Winston O. Pratt, age 81, of McHenry, passed away Sunday morning, March 31, 2013, at his home with his wife by his side.
He was born December 14, 1931 in Rock Island to Rolla and Madeline (Raisch) Pratt. On November 10, 1984, he married Kathleen A. Martin in Woodstock.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Army.
Winston was employed for over 20 years at Galvin Mfg., which then became Motorola, and then worked for Wilmette Screw Machine in Chicago for another 20 years. He was employed part-time at ACE Hardware in McHenry for ten years prior to his retirement.
He loved motorcycles and guns – an interest shared with his son, Rob. He also loved trees and planted many over the years at his various residences.
Survivors include his wife of over 28 years, Kathleen; two daughters, Linda (Roy) Lundelius of Lake-in-the-Hills and Nancy (Tim) Wright of Hillsboro, North Carolina; a son, Robert Pratt of Woodstock; a step-daughter, Kim (Daniel) Mayes of Normal; five grandchildren, David, Abby, Chloe, Ben and Alexandra; his mother-in-law, Jeanne Martin of Virginia; sisters-in-law, Shirley Pratt of McHenry, Eleanor Pratt of McHenry, Linda (Jim) Carroo of Hoffman Estates, and Patricia (Ken) Riordan of Spring Grove; as well as nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Sean; a grandson, Roy Jr.; two brothers, Roger and Rolla; and a sister, Annabelle.
A memorial visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message.